Escapee captured in Hancock County

Robert Lumpkin. Image source: MDOC.
Robert Lumpkin. Image source: MDOC.

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Harrison County Community Work Center (CWC) inmate who reportedly escaped Wednesday was captured Sunday, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC).

Robert Lumpkin was reportedly found walking down a street in the Kiln.

MDOC officials said authorities received a call from a concerned citizen. That call led authorities to Lumpkin. He was arrested without incident.

According MDOC, Lumpkin reported walked off the county workshop on Lorraine Road in Gulfport.

Lumpkin is serving a 12.5-year sentence for a conviction of Burglary from Pearl River County. He will be transported to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and may receive an additional five year sentence if convicted of escape.

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